Haunted Places in brynmawr, Blaenau Gwent



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    Tretower Court and Castle

    Tretower, Powys

    5.8 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A woman is seen in Room 2; she is believed to Mary Anne Vaughan, still waiting for her husband, Roger, to come home. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Skirrid Mountain Inn

    brynmawr, Monmouthshire

    10.3 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The Skirrid Mountain Inn is the oldest Welsh pub (built over 900 years ago). Once a court where people were condemned, the judge himself (referred to as 'The Hanging Judge') is believed to be on the upper floors wandering; the hangman who worked alongside the judge is believed to still ...


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    Llancaiach Fawr Manor

    Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil

    10.5 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The most commonly encountered occupant here is "Mattie", a former housekeeper from the 19th century, said to still be in the room in which she died. A Little boy is also said to be here, tugging on visitor's clothing. The ghosts here also make a common appearance on video or ...


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    Caerphilly Castle

    Caerphilly, Caerphilly

    15.6 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The spirit of Alice of Angouleme, called 'The Green Lady', was caught in an affair and died having learned the news that her lover had been executed. She is still seen throughout the castle still mourning her lost love. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castell Coch

    Tongwynlais, Wales

    18.5 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A lady in white is seen here, thought to be the wife of the Third Marquis of Bute; however, her spirit has supposedly been reported before her time. Some believe it is a woman who is looking for her child. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Baskerville Hall

    brynmawr, Powys

    19.3 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A figure known as "The White Lady" is seen in the rose garden and an unidentified man is spotted on the main staircase. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llandaff Cathedral

    Cardiff, Wales

    21.1 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    Llandaff itself is said to be an unusually active suicide spot. Some of the ghosts wander around this place in the form of shadows. Ghostly monks, soldiers, and children have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Miskin Manor

    brynmawr, Wales

    21.2 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    In the Oak Room, a man who is thought to be the former 'Lord of the Manor' is seen. Two females are reported: the first is a little girl who occupies the garden and one of the bedrooms, the second is a woman in the bar and drawing room. She ...


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    Craig-y-Nos Castle

    brynmawr, Powys

    21.5 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The former owner, Adelina Patti, is commonly reported here, as are her second husband, Nicolini, and the composer, Rossini. The Top Children's Ward is the most active; it was once a recovery center for children with tuberculosis, however, many never recovered. Children are seen and heard giggling, and objects are ...


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    The National Museum Cardiff

    Cardiff, Cymru

    21.7 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    Lord Ninian Edward Crichton-Stuart died tragically in battle during World War I; he is said to be here, generally more often near election nights. The museum architect, Dunbar Smith, had his ashes interred here, but due to renovations, the remains were moved. Smith now haunts the corridors and causes a ...


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  • Ghosts of the Northeast
    David J. Pitkin
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    Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff, Wales

    22 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    Items in the stockroom and heavy furniture have moved on their own. The Second Marquis of Bute died here and is seen in the chapel wearing a red coat. The apparition of his wife, Sophia, has been seen floating on the castle grounds. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Briavels Castle

    Saint Briavels, Gloucestershire

    23.6 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    King John's bedroom was once used as a courtroom where many were sentenced to death; visitors have described an odd and unexplainable atmosphere in here. In this room, a baby is also heard crying. Guests who visit the Hanging Room have described the sensation of being choked, like the prisoners ...


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    Castle Hotel

    Neath, Wales

    28.2 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A chambermaid who hung herself in 1885 is still seen here. In the cellar, staff and visitors believe a wolf can be heard howling. In Room 16, poltergeist activity is common and said to be blamed on a guest who died in the room. A cavalier and Edwardian boy have ...


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    Margam Castle

    brynmawr, Neath Port Talbot

    28.4 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    On the castle's staircase, former groundskeeper Robert Scott is seen; it is said that he is generally angry about his murder. Other activity includes a blacksmith who has been spotted randomly, and the sound of children running around and screaming. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Abbey Works

    brynmawr, Wales

    30 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    This land was formed as an abbey but was forced to dissolve under Henry VIII. One monk put curse on the property saying that anyone who destroys the remains of the surrounding 20 foot wall would suffer... And so far, no one has been tempted to do so. The remains ...


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    Littledean Jail

    brynmawr, Gloucestershire

    30.3 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    It's common to hear children crying in the lower sections. A man in a green uniform is seen in the courtroom and the former jailer is said to throw people around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Edward Jenner Museum

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    31.9 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A recent photo taken in the attic caught what appeared to be a man sitting in a chair. Many believe that the ghost of Edward Jenner himself, father of modern vaccination, resides in his old home and is likely to be the figure in the photo. Another spirit has been ...


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    Berkeley Castle

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    32 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The castle used to have a foul pit where animal carcasses, and occasionally that of a human, were dumped. Some prisoners were locked in a nearby cell where the stench itself was enough to make them ill and soon die. One prisoner was King Edward II who managed to survive ...


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    Hellens Manor

    brynmawr, Herefordshire

    32.4 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A family disowned their daughter, Hetty, after she eloped. When she returned to her family, they locked her away in the house for thirty years. Hetty is seen walking around the manor as is the ghost of a Cromwell-era priest, and a naval lieutenant. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Pembroke Road, Clifton

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    33.4 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    This street used to be used as a gallows. Two of the reported ghosts include that of a phantom dwarf and a beggar named Jenkins Protheroe. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    All Saints Church

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    33.7 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A monk is said to wander around here and a very vicious elderly has been known to cause fear in those who visit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ashton Court

    brynmawr, North Somerset

    34 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    Reports of a headless horseman on the court's grounds, other reports of poltergeist activity. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    University of Bristol - Tyndall Avenue

    Bristol, England

    34.3 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    Students commonly report a headless horseman while walking along Tyndall Avenue. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brandon Hill

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    34.5 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    Supposedly, the ghost of a drummer boy is reported to be here. Locals will sometimes hear his drumming at night. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    SS Great Britain

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    34.6 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    Former captain, John Gray is heard dragging his boots around the deck, going up and down the stairs. A Victorian woman has also been sensed on deck and sometimes, the energy on here has made people sick to their stomachs. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Hatchet

    Bristol, Avon

    34.6 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The ghost of a highwayman is said to be here. Most of the phenomena is in the cellar or older portions of the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Dower House, Stoke Park

    Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire

    34.6 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The ghost of Lady Elizabeth Somerset is reported to knock three times at her memorial if she is present (she died after falling from her horse). Some people report seeing her and other report the sound of horse hooves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Spike Island

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    34.6 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A woman in white supposedly haunts here, as does a man whose eyes are black holes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Odeon Cinema

    City Centre, City of Bristol

    34.7 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A former manager, Robert Parrington Jackson, was murdered here back in 1946. Cold spots, unnerving feelings, and sometimes, his apparition are all reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Rummer

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    34.8 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The ghost of a girl in a nightgown has been reported here. She is said to have died of pneumonia during the Elizabethan era. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bristol Old Vic

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    34.9 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A woman from the 18th Century (believed to be actress Sarah Siddons or Sarah Macready) haunts here. She is said to haunt the theatre, particularly backstage. Other reports detail a phantom stagehand who will move objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llandoger Trow

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    34.9 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The 1664 Llandoger Trow pub building is rumored to have been the inspiration for the Admiral Benbow in Robert Louis Stevenson’s "Treasure Island" and the place where Daniel Defoe met Alexander Selkirk, his inspirition for "Robinson Crusoe." Some believe the pub may even have been visited a time or two ...


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    The Granary

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    34.9 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A man in Victorian garb is said to haunt the upstairs areas; he is believed to have fallen down a lift shaft. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Ostrich Inn

    Bristol, England

    35.1 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    I worked here about 30 years ago in the kitchen. I used to hear a little child running up and down the stairs. When I would look there was no-one there. I was told it was the ghost of a little girl who had died falling down the stairs. (Submitted by ...


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    Dinefwr Castle (Newton House)

    brynmawr, Carmarthenshire

    36 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The 'White Lady' is seen here; she is believed to be the ghost of Lady Elinor Cavendish, a woman forced into a marriage which she attempted to escape from. It is said that her suitor caught up to her here and murdered her where she has been seen ever since. ...


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    Arnos Vale Cemetery

    Bristol, England

    36.3 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The resting place of many soldiers from World War I and II, people will feel cold spots and sometimes see figures in their peripheral vision who aren't there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Arnos Manor Hotel

    Bristol, Avon

    36.4 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    Once a Catholic school, a bombing during World War II revealed the skeleton of a nun who was bricked behind a wall. Spirits are seen going up and down the stairs, objects are tossed around, and guests get pushed around or touched. Active rooms include the bar (where a man ...


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    The White Hart

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    37.2 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A man murdered his brother over a land dispute around here. He is said to remain here. Other reports are that of ghostly activity in the cellar. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ancient Ram Inn

    Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

    37.5 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    Supposedly the site of many pagan rituals when it was first built, this site is location to a woman who can be found in "The Witch's Room". She was accused of witchcraft in the early 16th century and later burned at the stake, but remains here. Another room, "The Bishop's ...


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    Aberglasney Garden

    brynmawr, Carmarthenshire

    37.9 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The most active room is the Blue Room; inside, five maids were asphyxiated by a stove that was left on to assist with the drying of plaster. Visitors have been touched by invisible hands and sometimes see the faces of the women thought to have died in here. A fugitive ...


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  • Haunted Schools
    Allan S. Mott
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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    38.3 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A woman in a white robe is seen; her presence is very unsettling to all alike. She is believed to have been whipped to death. Others who faced being tortured to death may still be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Owlpen Manor

    brynmawr, Gloucestershire

    39 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    Four ghosts have made their presence known here: the first if that of Queen Margaret of Anjou who returned here in death because of the joy it brought her in life. In the east wing, a monk in black; people are unsure whether or not he was fleeing from a ...


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    Woodchester Mansion

    brynmawr, Gloucestershire

    39.2 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The chapel is said to have the most activity; it is said that Satanic rituals once took place in here and with it. A tall apparition as well as an element have settled in, possibly because of it. Other figures around the mansion include an elderly woman who grabs visitors, ...


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    Petty France Manor

    Petty France, South Gloucestershire

    40.8 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The two most well-known ghosts are that of Amelia (who died during childbirth) and is known for making the chandelier swing around, and that of a man who sits alone in the dining room appearing and disappearing spontaneously. Many others ghosts are thought to frequent here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Parc Howard Museum

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    42.5 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A nurse and a soldier have been seen and heard here. Another reported being is that of a man who hid in the chimney to avoid being caught with a maid; he died inside and is thought to still be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thomas Arms

    Llanelli, Wales

    42.6 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The ghost of a guest named Colin may be responsible for manipulating objects. CCTV actually caught a misty figure in one of the waiting rooms. Other than that, the cellar gives off a vicious feeling, and Room 6 has a reputation for giving off the feeling that you aren't alone ...


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    St. Elli Parish Church

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    42.6 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A ghostly horse-drawn carriage is said to start out its route here before disappearing as it drives away. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llanelly House

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    42.6 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A woman is reportedly seen here; it is also said that some people will hear her playing an organ. A former maid is also said to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bryn Terrace

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    43 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    The ghost of a sea captain has been spotted here for quite some time. He is believed to be a malevolent spirit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stradey Wood

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    43.3 miles from brynmawr, UK-X2

    A runner who was hit by a car is said to still be here, dressed in old-timey clothes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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